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About Accenture:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 394,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

About Capability Network:

Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. Our focus on issues such as digital disruption, redefining competitiveness, operating and business models as well as the workforce of the future helps our clients find future value and growth in a digital world. Today, every business is a digital business. Digital is changing the way organizations engage with their employees, business partners, customers and communities how they manufacture and deliver products and services, and how they run their organizations. This is our unique differentiator. We seek people who recognize and understand the impact that digital and technology have on every industry and every sector, and share our passion to shape unique strategies that allow our clients to succeed in this environment.

To bring this global perspective to our clients, Accenture Strategy's services include those provided by our Capability Network – a distributed management consulting organization that provides management consulting and strategy expertise across the client lifecycle. Approximately 3,000 consultants are part of this rapidly expanding network, providing specialized and strategic industry and functional consulting expertise from key locations around the world. Our Capability Network teams complement our in-country teams to deliver cutting-edge expertise and measurable value to clients all around the world. For more information visit www.accenture.com/capabilitynetwork.

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Practice Overview:

Skill/Operating Group

Technology Strategy

Level

Consultant (Level 9)

Location

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Travel Percentage

Expected Travel could be anywhere between 0-100%

Why Technology Strategy & Consulting?

The Technology strategy business within Capability Network invents the future for clients by providing them with the right guidance, design thinking and innovative solutions for shaping their future through relevant technology enabled strategies.

As technology rapidly evolves, it’s more important than ever to have an innovation advisor who can create a new vision or put one into place to solve the client’s toughest business problems.

Specialize in technology strategy to transform the world's leading organizations by building innovative business solutions at intersection of business and technology as their trusted advisor by:

Helping Clients: Rethinking IT and Digital ecosystems and innovating to help clients keep pace with fast-changing, customer-driven environments.

Enhancing your Skillset: Building expertise and innovating with leading-edge technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud

Transforming Businesses: Developing customized, next-generation products and services that help clients shift to new business models designed for today's connected landscape of disruptive technologies

Principal Duties                                 

And Responsibilities:

Working closely with our clients, strategy professionals envisage, shape and formulate strategies that can help enhance business performance. They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. 

The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.

Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities.

  • Identifying, assessing and solving complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Managing large and complex programs and projects including Complex deal structures, Mobilization and governance of major change programs from inception to maintenance and Leveraging new technologies and methodologies to drive business value
  • Designing new business processes based on customer requirements and conduct user review sessions and run stakeholder agreement meetings applying thought leadership in leading the transformation
  • Help clients design, architect and scale their journey to new technology-driven growth at the intersection of business and technology
  • Help clients modernize their IT landscape and processes to adapt to latest technology trends
  • Helping solve key business problems and challenges by enabling an architecture transformation, painting a picture of, and charting a journey from the current state to a “to-be” enterprise environment
  • Implementing programs/interventions that prepare the organization for implementation of new business processes  
  • Assisting our clients to build the required capabilities for growth and innovation to sustain high performance
  • Managing multi-disciplinary teams to shape, sell, communicate and implement programs
  • Developing our offerings and assets
  • Mentoring and developing our people


Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • MBA Degree from Tier-1 College (Preferable)
  • 6-8 years large scale consulting experience and managing teams in a consulting environment or at high tech companies

Experience:

  • Operating model: Deep understanding of impact on IT Operating Model to enable agile, devOps, continuous integration & delivery practices. Experience in leading modernization of legacy landscapes by defining target state processes, automation tools for agile and integrated delivery
  • Agile: Agile Maturity assessment, Hands-on experience leading enterprise-wide Agile transformations, experience with one or more Agile development methodologies (i.e. Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean, etc.), Expert knowledge of the business implications of an Agile Transformation Familiarity with large-scale agile frameworks like Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), SAP activate, Nexus, etc.
  • DevOps: DevOps Maturity assessment, defining a DevOps roadmap in conjunction with a continuous improvement framework, Leading proof of concept and/or pilot implementations and defining the plan to scale implementations across multiple technology domains, Experience in two or more DevOps tools.
  • Innovation: Experience in conducting Design Thinking Workshops and Proof of Concept walkthroughs
  • The Consultant should have practical industry expertise. The areas of Financial Services, Retail, consumer goods, Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Transportation, Hospitality, Automotive/Industrial, Mining and Resources are of interest but experience in equivalent domains is also welcomed. Consultants should understand the key technology trends in their domain and the related business implications

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • Educate various roles and levels of people on Agile principles 
  • Suggest tools for implementing the process and engineering practices 
  • Provide training sessions and teach skills that lead towards organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies. 
  • Guiding teams into Agile methodology 
  • Coach 2-4 Agile teams simultaneously with in-depth guidance on the roles, rituals, and artifacts of Agile teams and organization units.
  • Providing team members with feedback and means of improvement and answering questions. 
  • Provide hands-on support to all employees at times, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles including Product Owners, Dev-ops teams, development teams 
  • Work with stakeholders to drive improvements in agile maturity while demonstrating quantifiable progress towards achieving higher performing teams and improved business outcomes.
  • The Agile Coach is responsible for designing a plan for the adoption of Agile (Domain-wide / enterprise-wide)
  • Foster teams and cultures practicing Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement. 
  • Use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency
  • Working Knowledge on DevSecOps and Automation processes and tools 
  • Promote a culture of experimentation and innovation. Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation
  • The ability to develop technology solutions and value adding propositions and take these to market
  • Ability to drive C-suite/senior leadership level discussions
  • Strong knowledge of technology trends across IT and digital and how they can be applied to companies to address real world problems and opportunities.
  • Deep experience within one or more of the Financial Services, Retail, consumer goods, Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Transportation, Hospitality, Automotive/Industrial, Mining and Resources industries.
  • Comfort conveying both high-level and detailed information, adjusting the way ideas are presented to better address varying social styles and audiences.
  • Leading proof of concept and/or pilot implementations and defining the plan to scale implementations across multiple technology domains
  • Exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills - ability to convey technology and business value propositions to senior stakeholders
  • Team oriented and collaborative working style, both with clients and those within the organization.
  • Capacity to develop high impact thought leadership that articulates a forward-thinking view of the market.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong internal and client relationships
  • Proven track record in working creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment with effective consulting skills
  • Proven track record to quickly understand the key value drivers of a business, how they impact the scope and approach of the engagement
  • Demonstrated ability to develop younger talent and build a high performing team.
  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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